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A physiographic province is a geographic region with a characteristic geomorphology, and often specific subsurface rock type or structural elements. The continents are subdivided into various physiographic provinces, each having a specific character, relief, and environment which contributes to its uniqueness. The physiographic provinces are then subdivided into smaller physiographic sections.


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  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2006-05-15. Retrieved 2007-07-31.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link) A Tapestry of Time and Terrain, USGS